Livingston-Kirkland incident a teachable NBA moment

Referees have a thankless job.

Someone inevitably complains about almost every call they make. Fans scream at them. Players scream at them. Coaches scream at them. They get the overwhelming majority of calls right. The ones they get wrong become big news.

That being said, they're not without flaws.

  • Written by By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

Gun maker's exploding rifle leaves trail of injured hunters

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — It was the opening day of deer hunting season, and Ronald Hansen says he loaded his rifle the same way he had countless times before, aimed at a target and fired a shot.


  • Written by By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press

IOC: Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag


LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russians will be allowed to compete at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympics as neutral athletes despite orchestrated doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday.


  • Written by By GRAHAM DUNBAR , AP Sports Writer